Four Chaplin shorts from 1917: The Adventurer, The Cure, Easy Street and The Immigrant, presented with music and sound effects. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page. ( 10 reviews ) Topic: comedy
Hilarious romantic comedy starring Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell. Russell is rough and tumble reporter looking to get out of the news racket by marrying and becoming a house wife after her divorce from newspaper publisher Grant. Just when she is about to leave town with her husband-to-be the still lovesick Grant drafts her to cover one final breaking news sensation. Along with plenty of laughs and fast paced dialog this film provides a witty and cynical look at news business. There is a... ( 26 reviews ) Topics: romance, comedy
Utopia (also known as Atoll K and Robinson Crusoe Land) is last film Laurel and Hardy made together. It was filmed and produced in Europe. ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Laurel & Hardy, Laurel and Hardy, Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy
Charlie Chaplins 53rd Film Released July 10 1916 The Vagabond was a silent film by Charlie Chaplin and his third film with Mutual Films. Released in 1916, it co-starred Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Leo White and Lloyd Bacon. This film echoed Chaplin's work on The Tramp, with more drama mixed in with comedy. The story begins with Charlie, playing music to raise money, and instead finds the abused girl (played by Edna) living in a gypsy camp. As in The Tramp, he works on finding a way to help... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Charlie Chaplin, Silents
Ditzy socialite with a heart of gold, Irene Bullock (Carole Lombard) finds "forgotten man" Godfrey Smith (William Powell) in a scavenger hunt. Eventually Godfrey is taken in as the family butler for the Bullocks and screwball antics and romance ensue. ( 38 reviews ) Topics: screwball, comedy, romance
This was the first comedy that Laurel and Hardy starred in without producer Hal Roach, although they had previously been "guest stars" in four MGM movies. After they finished making "The Flying Deuces," they returned to Hal Roach Studios to make films. In order to make this movie, producer Boris Morros bought the rights to the 1931 French film "Les deux legionnaires," which had a similar plot. "The Flying Deuces" was Morros' first independent production... ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Comedy, Laurel And Hardy
A ditzy socialite finds a homeless man for a scavenger hunt and then hires him as their butler. ( 7 reviews ) Topics: William Powell, Carole Lombard, Alice Brady, Gail Patrick, Eugene Pallette, Jean Dixon, Alan...
Charlie Chaplins 51st Film Released May 15 1916 The Floorwalker was Charlie Chaplin's first Mutual Film Company made in 1916. It starred Chaplin as a customer in a department store who finds out the manager is stealing money from the store. It was noted for the first 'running staircase' used in films. Edna Purviance played a minor role as a secretary to the store manager, played by Eric Campbell. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0006689/ Watch more Chaplin films ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Charlie Chaplin, Silents
Charlie Chaplin's 56th Film Released Oct 02 1916. The Pawnshop was Charlie Chaplin's sixth film for Mutual Film Company. Chaplin played the role of assistant to the pawnshop owner. Henry Bergman played the owner and Edna Purviance the owner's daughter. Albert Austin played an alarm clock owner who watches Charlie in dismay as he checks out the clock. This was one of Chaplin's more popular Mutual Films, mainly for the slapstick comedy he was famous for at the time.... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Charlie Chaplin, Silents
Taken from IMDB: As a parting shot, fired reporter Ann Mitchell prints a fake letter from unemployed "John Doe," who threatens suicide in protest of social ills. The paper is forced to rehire Ann and hires John Willoughby to impersonate "Doe." Ann and her bosses cynically milk the story for all it's worth, until the made-up "John Doe" philosophy starts a whole political movement. At last everyone, even Ann, takes her creation seriously...but publisher D.B. Norton... ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Silent western starring Stan Laurel before he teamed up with Oliver Hardy. Note: This movie can only be viewed properly using the VLC player. You can download it for free here: http://www.videolan.org/. ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Stan Laurel, western, comedy
Charlie Chaplin's 58th Film Released Dec. 04 1916 The Rink was Charlie Chaplin's 8th film for Mutual Films. It co-starred Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Henry Bergman and Albert Austin. It is best known for showcasing Chaplin's roller skating skills. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0007264/ ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Charlie Chaplin, Silents
When a cute Welsh terrier follows Bill Denny home, little does he know that all gangland has its eye on that dog. Who will be bumbling Bill's undoing - the gangsters, the cops, or his suspicious mother-in-law? Stars Farley Granger and Shelley Winters. ( 15 reviews ) Topics: Comedy, Romance
Charlie Chaplin's 55th Film released Sept. 04 1916. The Count was Charlie Chaplin's fifth film for Mutual Films. Co-starring Eric Campbell and Edna Purviance, it is a story about Charlie and his boss finding an invitation to a party from a real Count. Each try to play the role as the Count instead to catch the rich heiress played by Edna http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0006548/ Topics: Charlie Chaplin, Silents
Alice's Wonderland (1923), from the series Laugh-O-Grams. View movies and cartoons on youtube @ PDFREETV View trailers on youtube @ The Trailer Archive ( 4 reviews ) Topics: alice in wonderland, laugh-o-grams, laugh o gram, disney, walk disney, ub iwerks, newman, black...
Charlie Chaplin's 61st Film Released June 17 1917. The Immigrant (also called Broke) starring the Charlie Chaplin Tramp character as an immigrant coming to the United States who is accused of theft on the voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, and befriends a young woman along the way. It also stars Edna Purviance and Eric Campbell. The movie was written and directed by Chaplin. According to Kevin Brownlow and David Gill's documentary series Unknown Chaplin, the first scenes to be written and filmed... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Charlie Chaplin, Silents
John Barrymore stars in the renowned silent adaptation of the Robert Louis Stevenson classic about a Victorian scientist who turns himself into a murderous abomination. ( 11 reviews ) Topics: John Barrymore monster Victorian horror, pdmovies
A great Buster Keaton silent movie. In 1862, after spies steal his locomotive, "The General", he wages a one-man battle to recover it. The copies previously uploaded here were either incomplete or too blurry. I hope that this copy will be more satisfactory. ( 6 reviews ) Topics: railroad, war, locomotive, Buster Keaton, silent movie
Charlie Chaplin's 49th Film Released May 27 1916 Police was Charlie Chaplin's 14th released film from Essanay. It was made at the Majestic Studio in Los Angeles. Charlie playing an ex-convict finds life on the outside not to his liking and leads him to breaking into a home with another thief (Wesley Ruggles). Edna Purviance plays the girl living in the home who tries to change him. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0007194/ ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Charlie Chaplin, Silents
Charlie Chaplin's 48th Film Released Dec. 18 1915 Charlie Chaplin's Burlesque on Carmen was Chaplin's 13th film for Essanay Films. It was released in 1915 and then later recut into a different version in 1916. Charlie Chaplin played Dain Hosiery and Edna Purviance played Carmen. Carmen was very popular at this time and one of the reasons Chaplin decided to create his own comedy version on the opera. Theda Bara had recently played the part in a film version in 1915.... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Charlie Chaplin, Silents
from IMDB.com: "Abbott & Costello search for diamonds in Africa, along the way meeting a visually-impaired gunner, a hungry lion, and a tribe of cannibals." Also stars Clyde Beatty and Shemp Howard. You can load the mpeg2 file into DVDAuthorGUI (a free program) and create a DVD to watch on your television. ( 8 reviews ) Topics: comedy, Abbott, Costello, Abbott and Costello
Charlie Chaplin's 60th Film Released April 16 1917 The Cure is a short comedy film written and directed by Charlie Chaplin. Chaplin plays a drunk who checks into a health spa to dry out, but his suitcase full of alcohol does not aid him in this pursuit. Along the way he aggravates a large man and seduces a young lady, as Chaplin's characters are often wont to do. The film featured Chaplin's frequent co-stars Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Henry Bergman, John Rand, James T. Kelley, Albert... ( 2 reviews )
The Three Stooges (Moe, Larry, Shemp) are tailors and are heavily in debt. Could a big reward for the capture of a fugitive bank robber answer their financial prayers? You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page. ( 11 reviews ) Topics: comedy, short, three stooges
Charlie Chaplin's 54th Film Released Aug. 07 1916 One A.M. was a unique Charlie Chaplin silent film created for Mutual Films in 1916. It was the first film he starred in alone, except for a brief scene of Albert Austin playing a cab driver. Chaplin plays the role of a wealthman coming home late, after too much to drink. He only wants to go to bed, but 'everything' around him prevents him. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0007145/ ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Charlie Chaplin, Silents
Complete version (other version on archive.org is missing 1st 4 minutes) Union solders have stolen The General, a Confederate train manned by Johnnie Gray, who was unable to enlist in the Confederate army because he is needed as an engineer. The Union plans to use the train to supply its soldiers in a sneak attack against the Confederates. But now it's up to Gray and his love, Annabelle Lee, to reclaim The General, recross enemy lines, and warn the Confederates. The General based on a real... ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Silent, Comedy, Romance, War, Buster Keaton
Dumb luck sets some policemen on his trail -- after a series of innovative escapes, he gets mistaken for a murderer with a price on his head, which means the people that aren't chasing him are fleeing from him. ( 10 reviews ) Topics: Silent, Comedy, Buster Keaton
Short 11 In theatres 11/28/1935 The stooges are hired to deliver beer, but when they go to deliver beer to a golf course, they get distracted and play a round of golf. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: The Three Stooges, Moe, Curly, Shemp, Howard, Larry, Fine, slapstick
Charlie Chaplin's 1st Film Released Feb. 02 1914 Making a Living is the first film appearance of Charlie Chaplin, which premiered on February 2, 1914. Chaplin plays a lady-charming swindler, Edgar English, who runs afoul of the Keystone Kops. Chaplin's famed screen persona of "the Little Tramp" did not appear until the film Kid Auto Races at Venice. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0004288/ Find more Chaplin films ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Charlie Chaplin, Silents
This is a fun WWII-era B&W movie, full of Jerry Lewis and his ridiculous goofiness! Featuring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis in their first collaboration. Jerry is a hapless private and Dean is the bossy First Sergeant of a slipshod platoon at a stateside training base. Jerry and Dean were friends who grew up in the same neighborhood before Uncle Sam made GIs out of them. All of the stereotypical military comedy characters are present, including the loudmouth drill instructor, the conniving... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Comedy, Musical, Romance, War, Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin
Charlie plays two roles as two spectators at a music-hall show. It has a few good laughs and also provides an interesting look at old-fashioned theater entertainment. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Silent, Comedy, Charles Chaplin
Union solders have stolen The General, a Confederate train manned by Johnnie Gray, who was unable to enlist in the Confederate army because he is needed as an engineer. The Union plans to use the train to supply its soldiers in a sneak attack against the Confederates. But now it's up to Gray and his love, Annabelle Lee, to reclaim The General, recross enemy lines, and warn the Confederates. The General based on a real incident during the American Civil War when a posse of northern soldiers... ( 14 reviews ) Topics: Silent, Comedy, Romance, War, Buster Keaton, pdmovies
Kid Dynamite is a 1943 American film directed by Wallace Fox and starring the East Side Kids. It was based on the 1942 short story The Old Gang by Paul Ernst and features additional dialogue by comedian Morey Amsterdam. It was the twelfth film in the East Side Kids series. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: East Side Kids, Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan, Sunshine Sammy Morrison, Monogram Pictures,...
"IM WEISSEN RROESSL" ist eine turbolente deutsch-oesterreichische Musikkomoedie aus dem Jahre 1960 mit dem am 12. Februar 2011 im Alter von 84 Jahren verstorbenen Multitalent Peter Alexander, einem der bekanntesten Unterhaltungskuenster im deutschsprachigen Raum, als Hauptdarsteller. Gedreht wurde in Sankt Wolfgang am oesterreichischen Wolfgangsee. Kurzgefasste Handlungsbeschreibung: Der pfiffige Leopold (Peter Alexander), Oberkellner im beliebten "Weissen Roessl", einem... Topics: Heimatfilm, Musikfilm, Film, Spielfilm, Komoedie, Filmkomoedie, Lustspiel, Comedy,...